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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

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20 Jun 2019 | 12:41 PM

Samsung's Galaxy Fold might soon be back on the market

Samsung Electronics says it has straightened out most issues with the Galaxy Fold, meaning it may soon be back on the market.

Samsung Electronics says it has straightened out most issues with the Galaxy Fold, meaning it may soon be back on the market. - AFP
20 Jun 2019 | 9:00 AM

Twitter removes feature for precise location tagging

Twitter is removing the feature to tag a precise location – in terms of latitude and longitude – in tweets, due to lack of use.

Twitter is removing the feature to tag a precise location – in terms of latitude and longitude – in Tweets, due to lack of use. — AFP
19 Jun 2019 | 6:09 PM

Harry Potter AR mobile game is out June 21, but not in Malaysia

The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality (AR) game is finally being launch this Friday, June 21. However, it will only be for gamers in the United States and United Kingdom first.

The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game is finally being launch this Friday, June 21. However, it will only be for gamers in the US and UK get to play first. -  Niantic
19 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

MDEC policy council to address tech industry’s concerns

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Innovation Policy Council (MIPC) is convening for the first time since its recent formation to re-examine laws related to the tech industry, according to the Communications and Multimedia ministry.

Human interface: Gobind shaking hands with a robotic assistant at Malaysia Tech Week 2019.
18 Jun 2019 | 5:51 PM

MDEC piloting work visa project for tech freelancers

MDEC is working with the Malaysian Immigration Department to pilot a work visa for tech freelancers, starting with blockchain capable foreign talents.

A file photo of Norhizam, who spoke about how MDEC's Digital Freelancer Programme would make it faster to hire foreign talent. — Joy Lee/THE STAR
17 Jun 2019 | 7:43 PM

Update drone regulations before businesses fly away, say industry players

Malaysia's drone regulations are ripe for change, with Government agencies now playing a part in moving to update rules.

Mahadhir speaking about the much-needed changes to drone regulations during an interview at the inaugural MyDroneX conference held in Cyberjaya. — QISHIN TARIQ/The Star
17 Jun 2019 | 5:11 PM

Tweaked versions of ‘Pokémon Go’ no longer available after Niantic sues

Global ++, the group behind an alternate version of Pokémon Go that confers players certain advantages, has shut down its services after being sued by Niantic for “hacking” its games and letting players “cheat” at the game.

14 Jun 2019 | 8:42 PM

Plans are in place to speed up complaints resolution: telcos

Following MCMC’s directive that complaints to telcos be resolved within three to 15 days, some local industry players have revealed their strategies for meeting the standard.

14 Jun 2019 | 4:22 PM

Telco complaints to be resolved faster, by year’s end

Malaysian telcos pledge to improve standards as MCMC tightens rules on timeline of resolving complaints, down to three to 15 days.

14 Jun 2019 | 1:41 PM

MCMC and cops form dedicated group to probe sex video

CYBERJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has made it a top priority to investigate the viral sex video allegedly involving a Cabinet minister and a deputy minister's aide.